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Castor Curling Club hosts mixed bonspiel

The Castor Curling Club hosted an eight team mixed bonspiel on Jan. 13 and 14.
Jaroslav Burisk, Stacy Holland and Anthony Holland strategize during the mixed bonspiel held in Castor Jan. 13 and 14. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

The Castor Curling Club hosted an eight team mixed bonspiel on Jan. 13 and 14.

According to organizer Kirsten Smawley, the event was the first four-person mixed bonspiel hosted at the club in over 15 years.

Winning the ‘A’ division was team Krautt, made up of Jim Krautt, Kathy Krautt, Levi La Rocque and Owen La Rocque. Winning the ‘B division was team Pasichunk, made of Alan Pasichunk, Darrel Howe, Jackie Shipton and Janet Davis. In the ‘C’ division, Team James, made up of Martina James, Craig James, Kirk Weber and Jordan Peterson took home the prize. Finally, in the ‘D’ division, Team Forbes, made up of Forbes Morrison, Geri Slemp, Aspen Johnson and Kurt Chick won.

In addition to the divisional play, some skills competitions were also held. The first skill tested was drawing to the Hog line, which was won by Team James, with Team Pasichunk coming in as runners up. The second skill was a hit and roll competition, which only had one team partake.

“The Boxma team was the only team to choose that competition, but they did a nice job!” said Smawley, via email after the event.

Event winners won cash prizes and skills competition winners won prizes donated by East Central Appraisals and Consulting Inc.

At the end of the bonspiel, all the competitors gathered for a banquet catered by Tammy Cooke. Cooke also ran the concession all weekend.

Team Pasichunk, with members Alan Pasichunk, Darrel Howe, Jackie Shipton and Janet Davis, won the B Event at the Castor Curling Club 4-person mixed bonspiel which ran Jan. 13 and 14. Pictured: Alan Pasichunk and Janet Davis sweeping as team-mate Darrel Howe and opposing team member Stacy Holland look on. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

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I’m Kevin Sabo. I’ve been a resident of the Castor area for the last 12 years and counting, first coming out here in my previous career as an EMT.
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